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Union slams Jetstar’s claims it bribed strikers

by Ali Coulton

Jetstar claims the union handed out vouchers to strikers as an act of “desperation”, but the TWU says there’s nothing out of the ordinary about compensating workers.

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Politicians urge Jetstar to return to negotiation table ahead of strikes

by Ali Coulton

Jetstar’s ground crew workers will stage a 24-hour strike tomorrow across the country to protest unstable hours and low pay.

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Jetstar warns of flight cancellations ahead of strikes next week

by Ali Coulton

Meanwhile, Travel Weekly staff are going on strike to protest a significant drop in the number of Tim Tams on offer in the office kitchen.

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Jetstar breathes sigh of relief as strike action paused ahead of negotiations with workers

The Transport Workers’ Union and Jetstar are set to sit down at the negotiation table. However, no word on whether the table is of the mahogany or oak variety.

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Jetstar slams union demands as “unsustainable” as it prepares for more strikes

by Ali Coulton

Jetstar has labelled wage claims from unions “unsustainable and “inconsistent”, as the airline cuts 10 per cent of its January flights to minimise disruptions.

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At least 30 flights cancelled as Jetstar workers walk off the job

by Ali Coulton

Jetstar’s mammoth weekend of strikes has officially kicked off, with thousands of passengers expected to be affected in the coming days.

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Jetstar ground crew to strike over unfair pay and safety concerns, says union boss

The Jetstar strikes saga continues, with ground crew and baggage handlers announcing they will walk off the job on Friday.

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Qantas survey reveals alarming number of staff reluctant to report sexual harassment

by Ali Coulton

A union is calling for “urgent” reforms in the airline industry after a Qantas survey revealed only three per cent of staff report cases of sexual harassment.

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Aerocare hits back at TWU over airport worker protest

It looks like things are heating up between the Transport Workers Union and a major employer of airport workers. You’re gonna want to get the popcorn ready for this one.

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Airport workers across the country protest “unfair and unsafe” conditions

The workers also seek to draw attention to what they deem as deliberate understaffing, claiming it poses a safety risk.

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FLIGHT DELAYS: Aussie Airport staff protest working conditions

We delayed this newsletter today by 15 minutes to try to get our boss to make every weekend a long weekend. He offered to give our job to the office dog if we didn’t hit send.

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Tensions mount in Jetstar-union talks

by AAP

Negotiations have soured between Jetstar and its ground crews with a union claiming the airline has threatened to ground its entire fleet.

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